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image of Nouvelle arithmetique binaire. - Explication de l'arithmétique binaire, qui se sert des seuls caracteres 0 & 1; avec des remarques sur son utilité, & sur ce qu'elle donne le sens des anciennes figures Chinoises des Fohy

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Paris: Jean Boudot, 1705. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. In: Histoire de l'Academie des Sciences, avec les Mémoires, Année MDCCIII, pp. 58-63 (Histoire), pp. 85-89 (Memoires). Two parts in one volume. Paris: Boudot, 1705. 4to (241 x 182 mm). Title page with large woodcut vignette, woodcut head- and… Read more
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image of Das erst buch der Geometria. Ein kurtze Unterweisung, was und warauff Geometria gegründet sey, und wie man nach anweysung der selben mit dem Circkel und Richtscheydt allerley Lini, Flech, und Cörper ausstheylen und in fürgegebner Proportion machen soll

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Nürnberg: Johann Petreius, 1539. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (195 x 143 mm). [8], 126, [2] pp. Signatures: A-R4. Bound in 18th century German half-calf, blind-tooled spine with 4 raised bands, sprinkled paper-covered boards, blue-dyed edges (slight rubbing to extremities, inner upper hinge repaired and first endpaper… Read more
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6,800.00
image of Physico-Mathesis de Lumine, coloribus, et iride, aliisque sequenti pagina indicatis

Physico-Mathesis de Lumine, coloribus, et iride, aliisque sequenti pagina indicatis

by GRIMALDI, Francesco Maria

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Published
1665
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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25,000.00

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Bologna: heirs of Victorio Benacci for Girolamo Bernia, 1665. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (235 x 180 mm). [24], 535 [1], [16] pp. Signatures: [pi]2 a4 b6 A-Z4 2A-2Z4 3A-3Z4. Including first blank [pi]1, title page printed in red and black and with large engraved vignette, additional… Read more
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image of De Symmetria partium in rectis formis humanorum corporum libri in latinium conversi / De Varietate figurarum et flexuris partium ac gestibus imaginum libro duo

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Nürnberg: Hieronymus Formschneider, 1532. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. 22 Nov. 1534. Two works in one volume. Folio (323 x 208 mm). 79 (of 80, lacking blank) and 55 (of 56, lacking blank) unnumbered leaves. Signatures: A-E6 F4 G-N6 O4 (-O4); a-k6 (-k6). Gatherings b to k of… Read more
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image of Opticks: Or, A Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. Also two treatises of the species and magnitude of curvilinear figures

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London: for Sam. Smith and Benj. Walford, printers to the Royal Society, 1704. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (244 x 191 mm). 181 leaves, [4] 1-144, 1-137 [1] 138 [1] 139-211 [1] pp. Signatures: (pi)2, A-S4, Aa-Bb4 Dd-Zz4, Aaa-Ddd4, Eee2 + single leaf inserted before Tt2 being… Read more
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90,000.00
image of Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire des insectes

Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire des insectes

by REAUMUR, Rene-Antoine Ferchault de

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Published
1734
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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4,000.00

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Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1734. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1734-1742. 6 volumes. 4to (252 x 193 mm). I. [6], 654 pp, 50 plates; II: [4] xlvi [2], 514 pp., 40 plates; III: [4] xl, 532 pp., 47 plates; IV: xxxiv [2], 636 (i.e., 634) pp., 44 plates; V:… Read more
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image of Sketches of Vesuvius, with Short Accounts of its Principal Eruptions, from the Commencement of the Christian Era to the Present Time

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London: Longman, Rees, Orma, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1833. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (230 x 145 mm). [8], 93 [1] pp., hand-coloured lithographed map and 16 lithographed plates (5 folding, one bound as frontispiece facing title), 16-page publisher's catalogue bound in at end. Pages untrimmed, except… Read more
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1,200.00
image of Neurographia universalis. Hoc est, omnium corporis humani nervorum, simul & cerebri, medullaeque spinalis descriptio anatomica. Cum ipsorum actione et usu, physico discursu explicatis. Editio nova

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Lyon: Jean Certe, 1685. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Folio (345 x 227 mm). [16], 252, [2] pp., including half-title, title printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece portrait by Mathieu Boulanger, armorial plate, 22 engraved plates (15 folding) and 8 text engravings, numbered I-XXX in a single… Read more
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12,000.00
image of Systême des animaux sans vertèbres, ou tableau général des classes, des ordres et des genres de ces animaux

Systême des animaux sans vertèbres, ou tableau général des classes, des ordres et des genres de ces animaux

by LAMARCK, Jean Baptiste de

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Published
1801
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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3,800.00

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Paris: chez l'auteur et Deterville, 1801. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (198 x 122 mm). viii, 432 pp., including half-title, 8 letterpress tables (6 folding). Contemporary calf, plain spine with gilt-lettered morocco label and gilt decoration, boards with double fillet border, gilt-ruled board edges, red sprinkled edges,… Read more
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3,800.00
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Histoire de l'Admirable Don Quichotte de la Manche. En VI Volumes. Nouvelle Edition, Revue, corrigée & augmentée

by CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de

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Published
1717
Condition
Good
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700.00

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Amsterdam: Chez les Freres Wetstein, 1717. Hardcover. Good. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 6 volumes. Published 1715 (vol. 6), 1717 (vol. 1 to 4), 1719 (vol. 5). 12mo (128 x 77 mm). [5], 408; [2], 417 [3]; [6], 417 [1]; [6], 520; [6], 498; [4], 500, [6] pp. Each vol. with engraved frontispiece (Vol.… Read more
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700.00
image of Sammelband with three early and rare pharmacological and anatomical works: I. Opus medicum practicum, varium, vere aureum, et postremae lectionis : Claudii Galeni ... De compositione pharmacorum localium, siue secundum locos, libri decem / II. De anatomicis administrationibus libri novem. De constitutione artis medicae liber. De theriaca, ad Pisonem commentariolus. De pulsibus, ad medicinae candidatos liber / III. Medicorum principis, De compositione medicamentorum [kata gene?] lib. VII

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Basel: Froben & Episcopius / Andreas Cratander, 1530. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. I. Opus medicum practicum, varium, vere aureum, et postremae lectionis : Claudii Galeni ... De compositione pharmacorum localium, siue secundum locos, libri decem. Basel: Froben & Episcopius, 1537. [28], 549, [3] pp., 1 illustration in… Read more
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7,500.00
image of Physico-Mechanical Experiments on Various Subjects. Containing an Account of several Surprizing Phenomena touching Light and Electricity

Physico-Mechanical Experiments on Various Subjects. Containing an Account of several Surprizing Phenomena touching Light and Electricity

by HAUKSBEE, Francis

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Published
1709
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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6,500.00

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London: R. Brugis for the author, 1709. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (203 x 159 mm). [14], 194 pp. Small engraved plate inserted between pp. 160 & 161 and 7 folding engraved plates at the end. Bound without blanks. Contemporary panelled calf (hinges restored, leather rubbed… Read more
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6,500.00
image of Decas collectionis suae craniorum diversarum gentium illustrata - [prima - sexta, nova pentas]

Decas collectionis suae craniorum diversarum gentium illustrata - [prima - sexta, nova pentas]

by BLUMENBACH, Johann Friedrich

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Published
1790
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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8,500.00

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Göttingen: Apud Joann. Christ. Dieterich, 1790. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1790-1828. 7 parts bound in 1 volume. 4to (237 x 198 mm). pp. 30, pl. I-X; pp. 14 [1], pl. XI-XX; pp. 16, pl. XX1-XXX; pp. 16, pl. XXXI-XL; pp. 20, pl. XLI-L; pp. 19 [1], pl.… Read more
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8,500.00
image of A human cardiac transplant: The interim report of a successful operation performed at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town

A human cardiac transplant: The interim report of a successful operation performed at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town

by BARNARD, Christiaan

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Published
1967
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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1,200.00

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Capetown: Health and Medical Publishing Group, 1967. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine. 1st Edition. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. In: South African Medical Journal, Capetown, Vol. 41, No. 48, December 30, 1967, pp. 1271-1274. 4to (275 x 214 mm). Entire issue (devoted to human heart transplantation), pp. lviii (interspersed adverts), 1257-1278. Original printed… Read more
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1,200.00
image of De jure naturae et gentium. Libri octo. Editio ultima, auctior multo, & emendatior

De jure naturae et gentium. Libri octo. Editio ultima, auctior multo, & emendatior

by PUFENDORF, Samuel von

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Published
1694
Condition
Very Good
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750.00

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Amsterdam: J. Wolters, 1694. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (233 x 172 mm). [8], 929, [7] pp. Title printed in red and black and with engraved vignette, woodcut initials and tailpieces, some mispaginations. Contemporary English panneled calf, gilt-lettered spine label (repairs to foot of spine and corners, boards scratched, extremities rubbed).… Read more
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750.00
image of Elementorum Jurisprudentiae universalis, Libri II. Unà cum appendice de sphaera morali, & indicibus. Editio novissima & emendatissima

Elementorum Jurisprudentiae universalis, Libri II. Unà cum appendice de sphaera morali, & indicibus. Editio novissima & emendatissima

by PUFENDORF, Samuel von

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Published
1672
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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2,000.00

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Cambridge: Joann. Hayes, 1672. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (147 x 92 mm). [16], 350, [26] pp. Signatures: *8 A-Z8 2A4. Title printed in red and black, two woodcut initials and one woodcut illustration in text, general index at end. Contemporary blind ruled and blind stamped calf,… Read more
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2,000.00
image of Principia philosophiae / Specimina philosophiae: seu Dissertatio de methodo recte regendae rationis, & veritatis in scientiis investigandae: Dioptrice et Meteora. Ex Gallico translata, & ab auctore perlecta, variisque in locis emendata

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Amsterdam: Elzevier, 1644. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Principia philosophiae. Amsterdam, L. Elzevir, 1644. [22], 310 pp., printer's device on title, woodcut initials, several woodcut illustrations in text, some full page, bound without the blank leaves b4 and 2Q4. [Bound with:] Specimina philosophiae: seu Dissertatio de methodo recte… Read more
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image of De re medica, octo libri eruditissimi . . . Q. Sereni Samonici praecepta medica . . . Q. Remnii Fannii . . . de ponderibus et mensuris. 2 parts in one volume

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Solingen: Johannes Soter, 1538. Soft cover. Very Good. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (160 x 101 mm). [8], 337 (i. e., 339) [1]; [8], 30, [2] leaves. Signatures: A8 a-z8 A-T8 V4 2A8; A-D8 including blanks A7-8, V4, and ²D8. Woodcut initials, separate title-page to second part. Contemporary limp vellum with yapp edges,… Read more
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1,800.00
image of Observations on Mount Vesuvius, Mount Etna, and other Volcanos: In a series of letters, addressed to the Royal Society . . . To which are added, explanatory notes by the author hitherto unpublished, new edition

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London: T. Cadell, 1774. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (192 x 122 mm). iv, 179 [1] pp., five engraved plates, folding engraved map, additional engraved plate showing the eruption of Mt. Vesuve of Aug. 8, 1779, and not belonging to this work, pasted on inner front board.… Read more
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1,500.00
image of Geometria indivisibilibus continuorum nova quadam ratione promota. In hac postrema edictione ab erroribus expurgata

Geometria indivisibilibus continuorum nova quadam ratione promota. In hac postrema edictione ab erroribus expurgata

by CAVALIERI, Bonaventura

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Published
1653
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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5,000.00

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Bologna: Clementi Ferroni, 1653. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (228 x 164 mm). [16], 543 [1] pp., half-title, woodcut publisher's device on title, woodcut diagrams in text, historiated woodcut initials, woodcut head- and tailpieces, some mispaginations. Contemporary limp vellum, ink-lettered spine, original endpapers (head of spine frayed,… Read more
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5,000.00

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